Cybersecurity, A.S.
Adult Professional Studies

Stop hackers and fight cybercrime. Become a sought-after cybersecurity professional.

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In our increasingly digital world, growing cyber threats have created skyrocketing demand for cybersecurity professionals who can protect sensitive data and computer systems. Immaculata’s associate degree in cybersecurity will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to enter the field and lead organizational changes to improve information security.

Opportunities

Immaculata’s experienced faculty will help you understand legal and ethical concepts in data security, research the latest threats and countermeasures, assess risks, analyze cybersecurity practices and explain how to implement programs and policies to safeguard organizations.

If you want to continue your studies, you can seamlessly transition to Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity.

Where Can I Work?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects rapid growth in employment for information security analysts in the coming years, much faster than the average for all occupations. Many organizations— corporations, government agencies, financial institutions and health care providers—need cybersecurity experts to design security solutions and recommend defenses for computer networks, apps, data, devices, infrastructure and people.

Curriculum

This program requires you to earn 63 credits, including 27 credits of these applied technology and cybersecurity courses:

  • 3-D Computing – 3 credits
  • Software Design and Programming I – 3 credits
  • Data and Information I – 3 credits
  • Networks and Infrastructure – 3 credits
  • Web Design Applications – 3 credits
  • Discrete Math – 3 credits

9 elective credits from these courses:

  • Introduction to Linux – 3 credits
  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals – 3 credits
  • Defense in Depth – 3 credits
  • Vulnerability Assessment & Testing – 3 credits

 

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